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Mercury Authentications, Inc.

SignaTouch is a proprietary cloud-based digital signature solution for healthcare facilities needing time-sensitive physician signatures.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Gainesville, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

SignaTouch is a secure, encrypted cloud-based technology that allows a document to be sent to a physician's smartphone and signed digitally within minutes. Doctors routinely give telephone orders for care of patients. Healthcare facilities with paper-based medical records systems face time pressures for delivery of these documents with signatures to meet regulatory and reimbursement requirements. We provide a fast and cost-effective solution.


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    Mento A. Soponis
    Chief Executive Officer

    Thirty years providing executive leadership to emerging companies. Experienced in recruitment of critical hires, strategic planning and positioning, negotiation of partnership agreements, and implementaton of fiscal controls with effective financial management.

    Successfully engineered exits for two companies through acquisition, and provided investor liquidity for two other companies through successful IPOs.

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    Robert Yancey, M.D.
    Founder & Vice President

    Dr. Yancey is a practicing physician with considerable computer expertise. He recognized the inefficiency and frustration encountered by healthcare facilities in obtaining time-sensitive signatures for telephone orders made by doctors. Dr. Yancey designed and co-developed our proprietary SignaTouch technology.

    He will focus on new product development and serving as our interface with physicians and healthcare facilities.

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    Joel Appelbaum
    VP of Information Technology

    A co-founder, Mr. Appelbaum has 20 years developing expertise in the realm of software architecture, specifically in designing and developing networked data-driven systems. He wrote the source code for SignaTouch.

    He will direct our IT activities, including product refinement and new applications.


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    Brent Britton of Gray Robinson, Tampa, Florida

Previous Investors

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    Self-financed to date